Season 3, Episode 70

#070 - Raising Salmon in Rice Fields – Carson Jeffres

Episode Show Notes

Published February 11th, 2019


In this exciting episode of the show we sit down with UC Davis Ecologist Carson Jeffres and learn about a new fish rearing program that merges agriculture with fisheries science in innovative and amazing ways. We also learn about subduction zones and how they play a role in sustaining a diverse fishery ecosystem.

All fish are the same age. The ones on the left were raised in a hatchery. The fish on the right were raised in a rice field floodplain.

Rice field netted off as rearing habitat for baby salmon.

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